to unforeseen commitments, the School reserves the right
to replace an Instructor with another Instructor of
equal stature and qualifications.
All class/Forum times/dates subject to change.
Powers: COMMERCIAL PRINT INTENSIVE
performers are working print models and funding their
acting careers because of this program than all other
courses combined. You'll receive the professionally
proven skills that take others years to learn which
can be applied to all aspects of a performer's career,
and, most importantly, how to apply the skills to get
the job. Get on the fast track and learn from the person
who literally wrote the book on Commercial Print. $625.
- 2:00p; In Session. Next Offered Fall 2013
Franck , Kenan
& Cynthia Katz: ON-CAMERA COMMERCIALS
most powerful commercial program offered in New York:
in the first half of the course, you will be trained
by top commercial casting director Alison Franck of
Liz Lewis Casting. The second half you will continue
to be trained by Award Winning Director of Commercials
Kenan Moran. The third half of the class you will be
trained by high-powered Agent Cynthia Katz of Gotham
Talent Agency. Each students' work is recorded every
class on DVD to take home to review. $525.
- 9:30p; July 16, 23 & 30; August 6, 13 & 20.
Milam : PRIMETIME TV
a successful career in New York Primetime TV shows under
the guidance of agent Thompson Milam from Henderson-Hogan.
Thompson has clients on multiple Primetime show including
Person of Interest, Smash, Boardwalk Empire & more.
Students work on-camera with original scripts from each
genre of current primetime TV with playback and notes.
Classes include shooting scenes on green screen. Each
student's work is recorded every class on DVD to take
home to review. $395.
Thursdays, 6:00p -
8:30p; June 13, 20 & 27; July 11.
Williams: TV HOSTING
a TV host is the hottest venue for actors and we're
the only acting school that offers a class in it. Conducted
by Brandon Williams who has been a TV-Host & On-Camera
personality for 15+ years & wrote and hosted the
hit travel show "We Live Here" for the Fine
Living Network. This program is all hands-on and on-camera:
just how to act as an on-camera host vs. other on-air
talent - taped on-camera. How to conduct interviews;
work with co-hosts; hitting the mark while reading copy,
extensive teleprompter practice; how to audition for
a TV host; viewing TV host reels; where to find work.
Each students' work recorded every class on DVD to take
home to review. Final class also includes audition with
an agent from the TV-Hosting Division at Don Buchwald
& Associates. $595.
- 9:30p; Next Offered Fall 2013.
Hourihan: ON-CAMERA FILM INTENSIVE
hands-on course is conducted by award-winning Director
Chip Hourihan. Chip recently won the Grand Jury Prize
at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival and also has two
Academy Award nominations. This course focuses on bridging
the gap between theatre and film. Students work on scripts
appropriate for them, exploring scene, subtext and character
development. Each students' work recorded on DVD's to
take home to review. Includes a 2-minute professionally
shot & edited DVD of selected location film scene
for uploading to personal website, Facebook, Youtube,
Friday, June 7,
6:00p-8:30p; Saturday, June 8, 2:30p-5:00p; Sunday,
June 9, 11:00a-3:30p. Times Approximate.
Schiappa : IMPROV FOR AUDITIONS, SCENES & CHARACTER
agent and casting director demands solid improv skills
from their actors. This on-camera program goes beyond
the traditional improv class and gives the actor a discrete
set of improv skills to audition for commercials, then
film then primetime all within the context of scenes
and character development. The most unique and comprehensive
program of its kind in New York. If you're nervous in
front of the camera, need more confidence on auditions
and want to sharpen your acting skills, this program
is for you. Includes Green Screen AND location work.
Work recorded on DVD to review at home. $395.
- 2:30p; June 16, 23 & 30 + 1 Class TBA On-Location.
Fass: TELEPROMPTER / EARPROMPTER / GREEN SCREEN
three most important "money skills" you can
have - and more castings require them. Hands-on training
w/ teleprompter, earprompter and green screen state-of-the-art
equipment. "The Triple Threat for the Digital Age."
Each students' work is recorded every class on DVD to
take home to review. Final class includes audition with
Casting Director Carol Nadell, Selective Casting. $395.
Offered Fall 2013.
Brewer: AUDITION TECHNIQUE / MONOLOGUES / COLD READINGS
of the most imperative essentials of becoming a successful
actor is to ace the audition process. This course will
teach you how to overcome the pressure at hand and nail
the perfect monologue, sides and cold readings. Each
students' work recorded every class on DVD to take home
to review. Last session includes an audition with a
top Casting Director. Instructor Jenevieve Brewer is
the Talent Agent at AboutFace. $525.
Mondays, 7:00p -
9:30p; June 10, 17 & 24; July 1, 8 & 15.
Hourihan: ADVANCED FILM PROGRAM
to be the lead in a professionally directed movie written
specifically for you? In the Advanced Film Program, students
will star in and shoot an independent short film, written
specifically for the participating actors, produced by
Scott Powers Studios and directed by award-winning filmmaker
Chip Hourihan, complete with a professional paid crew.
This is not a student movie. The film is aggressively
submitted to the appropriate film festivals. In addition,
you attend the gala premiere of the movie attended by
agents and casting directors. You receive a master copy
of your film for promotional purposes. $5,000 Leads. Appropriate
tuition for supporting cast & speaking roles. $750
Leads Cast. Now
Auditioning Supporting and Featured Roles.
Franck , Kenan
Moran & Cynthia Katz:
ADVANCED ON-CAMERA COMMERCIAL INTENSIVE
those who have completed the basic Course or the equivalent
elsewhere. An update and in depth version of the most
powerful commercial program offered in New York:in the
first half of the course, you will be trained by top commercial
casting director Alison Franck of Elsie Stark Casting.
The second half you will continue to be trained by Award
Winning Director of Commercials Chris McKenna. The third
half of the class you will be trained by high-powered
Agent Cynthia Katz of Gotham Talent Agency. Each students'
work is recorded every class on DVD to take home to review.
- 9:30p; Next Offered 2014.
This is our 163rd Forum in the past 26 years! Want
to pay your rent for a year with just one booking? This
amazing panel will feature Commercial Agents, Casting
Directors & Directors for you to meet and audition
with. This is your opportunity to get the inside track
to a fast-paced and high-paying field. Panel discussion,
Q&A, audition live and on-camera, interview 1-on-1,
written feedback from 5 Top Industry. Includes 3 days
of free coaching + video greeting prior to the forum.
o Wednesday, June 26th, 2013; 7:00p - 10:00p.
There are no refunds, cancellations can be
used as a credit towards a future program within 6 months.